Hays County Local Health Department (HCLHD) reports four (4) COVID-related fatalities, a Buda woman in her 70s, a Kyle man in his 70s, and two San Marcos women in their 70s. The department also reports 79 new lab-confirmed cases along with one (1) new hospitalization and four (4) new hospital discharges. There are 332 additional persons considered recovered. The total number of persons considered recovered is 12,195.
The current total of lab-confirmed cases for Hays County since the beginning of the pandemic is 14,719. Hays County has 2,343 active cases. In the past 21 days there have been 3,674 active cases. Hays County has had 637 total COVID-related hospitalizations and 34 people are currently hospitalized.
The next vaccine appointment portal will open at noon this coming Friday, Jan. 29. On that day, at that time, residents can go to haysinformed.com to find the sign-up link. The info will also be on the County’s official Facebook page. Please note, no one can sign up now and there is not a waiting list. For anyone without internet access or a smartphone, they can call this number beginning at noon on Friday, Jan. 29: 512-938-1650.
Receive Text Alerts: The County now has a text alert option so you can receive a text with vaccine updates. Text COVID to 844-928-3213 to sign up for the alerts. Each Friday at 1 p.m., Hays County officials will do a Facebook Live session to share the most updated information available. Use this Facebook address: https://www.facebook.com/judgebecerra.
January 27 Report
|Recovered Cases||Active Last 21 days||Active
|COVID-related Fatalities||Total Hospitalizations||Current Hospitalizations||Cases Removed|
|14,719||101,441||12,195||3,674||2,343||1,676||181||637||34||Conducted on Fridays|
|> 80 yrs.||159||96||255||72|
|Area||Total Cases||Active Cases||Recovered||Fatalities|
NOTE: Some Hays County residents have Austin addresses. Because of HIPAA laws, additional information about patients is not allowed to be shared.
|Ethnicity||Female||Male||Total||Percentage of Cases|
|Race||Percentage of Cases|
|Not Specified/ Unknown||1.2%|
A COVID-19 Fact Sheet is on the County website: https://hayscountytx.com/covid-19-fact-sheet/. The County’s COVID-19 info, including the online dashboard, is here. As with any emergency situation, www.HaysInformed.com, the countywide emergency notification blog, has a rolling list of important information regarding COVID-19. Many local municipality websites also have information. Several local school districts also have their own COVID-19 dashboards as does Texas State University.
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